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Static Senior Physiotherapist to the General Medical Unit

Employer
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Frimley
Salary
£37,162 to £44,629 Per annum (pro-rata) inc. HCAS
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity for a new static role on the medical team at FPH has arisen, with the option to be able to rotate within the team depending on interests around specialities including Haematology, Endocrine, Cardiology, Gastro and Older Persons Medicine including falls and frailty. This role is designed to provide increased support to the junior members of the team and have opportunities to develop specialist knowledge in a busy acute medical team.

PURPOSE OF JOB:
  • To provide a high standard physiotherapy service in assessing andtreating patients who may have a complex presentation.
  • To supervise and teach recently qualifiedphysiotherapists/technicians/assistants and students and be involved inteaching MDT staff.
  • To participate in CPD and other departmental activities.


Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for implementing within your clinical practice, the relevant standards and policies.
  • To maintain a high standard of clinical care using evidence based practices and evaluate the outcomes.
  • To be responsible as an autonomous practitioner to undertake a significant clinical caseload on the medical wards.
  • To undertake the comprehensive assessment of patients including those with complex presentation using investigative and analytical skills. To seek guidance from senior staff as required.
  • To devise an individualised physiotherapy management and/or treatment plan, using clinical reasoning skills to utilise a range of treatment options in formulating a specialised programme of care.
  • To participate in the on call and weekend rotas.
  • To manage rotational Band 5 staff and technicians/assistants within the Medical team


About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital servicesforaround 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our threecore values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other,Committed to Excellence,WorkingTogether and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnelworkingalongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please review the job description and person specification attached for further information on this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC Registration
  • Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • Demonstrate up to date knowledge of best clinical practice in relevant speciality.
  • Understanding of professional ethics and their application in practice.
  • Evidence of recent study in relevant clinical area.
  • Demonstrate understanding & involvement of Clinical Governance and risk assessment.


Desirable

  • Member of relevant clinical interest group.
  • Clinical educators training
  • Evidence of some managerial training


Competencies

Essential

  • Analytical skills demonstrated both clinically and managerially
  • Able to present information to a group
  • Teaching skills
  • Basic management skills


Professional / Specialist and Functional experience

Essential

  • Completion of band 5 rotations. This includes experience in the relevant clinical areas, General Medicine, Orthopaedics, Surgical/ICU, Elderly Care, Neuro, Outpatients.
  • Training and supervision to support all physiotherapy staff and students
  • On call/Weekend working


Desirable

  • Experience in development of a project or service.
  • Experience of research


Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Frimley Park Hospital

Portsmouth Rd, Frimley, Camberley

Frimley

GU16 7UJ

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